Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

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Seeing the beauty of sports…in person

As reported by AP, “Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, has secured funding to give away 125,000 free tickets to local school children for the 2012 Olympics. Johnson says the deal…

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Rudy Awards 2010 – great kids and great efforts are back

Earlier this year we wrote about the winner of Trusted Sports’ High School Rudy Awards.  The Awards “honor student-athletes who most completely represent the ‘Rudy’ on their team…someone whose contribution…

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Playing tennis with a purpose, just like Venus and Serena

There are many casualties of war. Yes, that is an understatement. There are too many losses of life and ways of life. We have seen both with returning soldiers in…

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A Michael Jordan assist at just the right time.

Michael Jordan has trouble not being in the public eye. His recent comments about Kobe Bryant and about scoring 100 points in a game? Not needed. But there was something…

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sportanddev.org updates

Please visit the following links to updates from our good friends at sportanddev. Remember to also sign up for their newsletter. Updates from the International Platform on Sport and Development…

What to do during recess? Play and Learn!

Recess is defined as a “temporary withdrawal or cessation from the usual work or activity.” During our school years, recess was seen as a time to free our minds and…

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Sports and Social Responsibility, an amazing effort

I am pretty set on having the World Cup in the U.S. in 2022. May seem like a long way off but the decision to pick a host is much…

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News item: Barclays continues partnership with Beyond Sport

We are introducing a new feature at SDG. When we see a worthwhile news story, we will include it but not always offer any commentary. We will just report the…

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CSR – caring sports resources

A quick note about CSR (okay, it really means corporate social responsibility ). In one of the classes I teach we spoke about CSR and ethics in the world of…

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A peace (and sport) process that is actually working

The Middle East peace process, once again, is underway. Not terribly confident about its prospects. Part of that is based on the multitude of past failures, the often-uncivil nature of…